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Liberty Tree Memorial

 
 
Liberty Tree Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
1. Liberty Tree Memorial
Inscription.  This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated Stamp Act. From that day forward that elm became known as "The Liberty Tree. It stood in silent witness to countless meetings, speeches and celebrations, and became the rallying place for the Sons of Liberty. In August of 1775, as a last act of violence prior to their evacuation of Boston, British soldiers cut it down because it bore the name "Liberty.
 
Erected by Elm Research Institute.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 14, 1765.
 
Location. 38° 49.207′ N, 121° 11.445′ W. Marker is in Loomis, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Library Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6050 Library Drive, Loomis CA 95650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loomis Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis - Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Brief History of the Blue Anchor Shed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis Chinatown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Griffith Quarry (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Finnish Temperance Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Fletcher Moon House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Loomis.
 
Liberty Tree Memorial - wide view, with Loomis Branch Library in background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
2. Liberty Tree Memorial - wide view, with Loomis Branch Library in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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